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Mississippi legalizing home delivery of alcohol as of July 1

(AP) — Starting this summer, Mississippi will allow home delivery of liquor, beer, wine or light spirits from local package stores or retailers. Republican Gov. ... Read more

6 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Jackson police: 6 people are slain in a span of 24 hours

(AP) — Police in Mississippi’s capital city reported a half-dozen homicides in a 24-hour period. The crimes in Jackson included the shooting deaths of two ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Two students hospitalized after Lee County school bus crash

(AP) — Two students were hospitalized Monday after they were injured in a crash involving a Lee County school bus. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Judge from Mississippi civil rights murder trial dies at 79

(AP) — A private funeral will be held Friday for the Mississippi judge who handed down a life sentence to the white supremacist convicted of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

(AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

At 1st Cabinet meeting, Biden says team ‘looks like America’

(AP) — President Joe Biden’s first Cabinet meeting looked and felt different from those of his predecessor. Biden’s full Cabinet met Thursday in the spacious ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Pay raises, yes; tax changes, no: Mississippi session ends

(AP) — Mississippi legislators ended their 2021 session Thursday after agreeing on a teacher pay raise and voting to update parole rules in a state ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi Lottery Corp. president set to retire June 30

(AP) — The first president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation said Wednesday that he will retire June 30, just over two years after he was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi to increase lowest welfare payments in the US

(AP) — Mississippi will increase the lowest monthly welfare payments in the nation under a bill signed into law Wednesday by the state’s Republican governor. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

MS Senate: Take time to study tax structure before big changes

(AP) — The Mississippi Senate is again resisting House efforts to make big, quick changes to the state tax structure. Senators have adopted a resolution  ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

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